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Coordinates: 50°34′17″N 2°26′10″E / 50.5714°N 2.4361°E / 50.5714; 2.4361Coordinates: 50°34′17″N 2°26′10″E / 50.5714°N 2.4361°E / 50.5714; 2.4361

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Norrent-Fontes
Intercommunality Artois-Lys
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul-André Défossez
 • Land1 4.02 km2 (1.55 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 557
 • Population2 density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62162 / 62190
Elevation 22–49 m (72–161 ft)
(avg. 32 m or 105 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Bourecq is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.


A farming village some 10 miles (16.1 km) northwest of Béthune and 31 miles (49.9 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D94E3 and N43 roads, with the A26 autoroute passing by less than a mile away.



  • The church of St. Riquier, dating from the twentieth century.
  • The remains of the chateau of Malannoy.
  • An ancient 16th century manorhouse.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Bourecq on the Quid website (French)
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